debris

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debris

, d?bris
a collection of loose material derived from rocks, or an accumulation of animal or vegetable matter

debris

[də′brē]
(geology)
Large fragments arising from disintegration of rocks and strata.
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On the whole it was a gloomy exhibition: subdued dark colours, eerie figures, the debris of war and the horrific aftermath of the days after the destruction.
JOHN MURRAY has republished Maureen Waller's London 1945: Life in the Debris of War ([pounds sterling]9.
This is a charity which clears up the debris of war, such as landmines and unexploded bombs, to try to make former conflict zones safe for local people, and in particular for children.